David Drumm: Coming from America

He’s spent the last six years holed up in Boston but now it appears the ex-Anglo chief’s exile may be near an end

18th October, 2015
David Drumm: facing 33 different criminal charges in Boston

It was a long time coming. Handcuffed and shackled, David Drumm – the former boss of the collapsed Anglo Irish Bank – was brought before a Boston court last week for an extradition hearing.

His lawyers have promised to put up a fight. They say the Irish authorities are seeking his surrender for “a political purpose”.

If extradited, the 48-year-old is facing 33 charges including forgery, false accounting and conspiracy to defraud. The...

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